Universal Music France

  1. Hallyday Wins Back Universal Masters

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A labor tribunal in Paris today ordered Universal Music France to hand back to Johnny Hallyday the masters from his 42 years with the company. A labor tribunal in Paris today ordered Universal Music France to hand back to Johnny Hallyday the maste ...

  2. Warner's De Souza Joins EMI France

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean Francois Cecillon continues to realign the management team of its French company with the appointment of Michel de Souza as its GM and commercial and ope EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean ...

  3. French Crooner Sacha Distel Dead at 71

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French crooner Sacha Distel died Thursday, his record company said. He was 71. French crooner Sacha Distel died Thursday, his record company said. He was 71. Distel died at a family home near St Tropez in the south of France after having been ill ...

  4. French Crooner Sacha Distel Dead at 71

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French crooner Sacha Distel died Thursday, his record company said. He was 71. French crooner Sacha Distel died Thursday, his record company said. He was 71. Distel died at a family home near St Tropez in the south of France after having been ill ...

  5. French Court Frees Solaar From Universal Contract

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French rapper MC Solaar has won a legal battle against Universal Music France that started nearly seven years ago. The court ordered Universal to give all of Solaar's recording masters, along with th PARIS -- French rapper MC Solaar has won a ...

  6. Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Retainer

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Phil Spector has filed suit against his former attorney and longtime friend Robert Shapiro, in an attempt to reclaim a $1.5 million retainer Shapiro took when he represented Spector in his on Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Re ...

  7. Solaar Shines Through in Universal Case

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music France has been ordered by a French high court to revert all the recordings made by rapper MC Solaar during the time he was signed to the company. Universal Music France has been ordered by a French high court to revert all the rec ...

  8. Solaar Shines Through in Universal Case

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music France has been ordered by a French high court to revert all the recordings made by rapper MC Solaar during the time he was signed to the company. Universal Music France has been ordered by a French high court to revert all the rec ...

  9. France's SNEP Re-elects Bressand President

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gilles Bressand, president of French indie XIII Bis Records, was unanimously re-elected president of French labels body SNEP July 18. Fellow SNEP members voted Bressand to another two-year term. SNEP Gilles Bressand, president of French indie XIII ...

  10. Appeal Trial Set In Cantat Murder Case

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An appeal trial for French rock singer Bertrand Cantat has been set for June 30 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Cantat, 40, is appealing his eight-year prison sentence after a Vilnius court on March 29 found t PARIS -- An appeal trial for French rock singe ...

  11. UMG Sues Insurers Over Costs From TVT Case

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group (UMG) has filed suit against three subsidiaries of New York-based American International Group Inc. (AIG): American Home Assurance Co., National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pitts UMG Sues Insurers Over Costs From TVT Case NIP ...

  12. France's Virgin Stores Revamps Download Service

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music download service. France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music dow ...

  13. France's Virgin Stores Revamps Download Service

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music download service. France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music dow ...

  14. France's Virgin Stores Revamps Download Service

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music download service. France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music dow ...

  15. French Society SPPF Links With OD2

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French collection society SPPF has struck a digital distribution agreement on behalf of its independent label members with OD2. French collection society SPPF has struck a digital distribution agreement on behalf of its independent label members w ...

  16. Cantat Gets Eight-Year Jail Sentence

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST French rock singer Bertrand Cantat has been sentenced to eight years in prison by a tribunal in Vilnius, Lithuania. Cantat was found guilty of homicide stemming from the death of his actress girlfrien French rock singer Bertrand Cantat has been se ...

  17. Cantat Gets Eight-Year Jail Sentence

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST French rock singer Bertrand Cantat has been sentenced to eight years in prison by a tribunal in Vilnius, Lithuania. Cantat was found guilty of homicide stemming from the death of his actress girlfrien French rock singer Bertrand Cantat has been se ...

  18. Uni France Nixes Controversial Advertising Practice

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music France CEO Pascal Nègre has put an end to his company's involvement in the controversial local practice of linking artists with radio stations. Universal Music France CEO Pascal Nègre has put an end to his company ...

  19. Universal Music Buys Trema

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST French independent label Trema, home to some of the biggest names in chanson française, has been bought out for an undisclosed sum by Universal Music France. French independent label Trema, home to some of the biggest names in chanson fra ...

  20. Hallyday To Split With Uni France

    January 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran French vocalist leaves longtime label French veteran artist Johnny Hallyday has officially requested the termination of his contract with Universal Music France. A statement issued by his lawyer explains that Hallyday informed Universal of ...

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